For flickers, looks can be deceiving

Posted by on June 6, 2018 1:05 pm
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Despite the obvious visual differences between the Red-shafted Flicker of the west and the Yellow-shafted Flicker of the east, scientists have never before found genetic differences between them. A new study uses data from thousands of regions across the genome to distinguish these birds molecularly for the first time.

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